Home Video Report: The Social Network Hits DVD

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — This week’s home video releases may involve some rather obscure subjects.

If you wonder how Allen Ginsberg wrote the definitive “beat” poem or about the obscenity trial that followed, you’ll want the video “Howl!”

Then there’s the drama of longing and inclusion in our digital society — not to mention one of the most compelling stories of business intrigue over the past decade — titled The Social Network.

The stage version of “Macbeth,” starring Patrick Stewart — a commercial and critical hit on London’s West End as well as on Broadway — has found its way to video via PBS.

Out now, the 30th anniversary edition of Raging Bull, the 1980 boxing drama with Robert DeNiro and Joe Pesci.  Both stars are also featured in Once Upon A Time In America, from 1984.

There’s also the complete fourth season of “Big Love,” the popular series wrapping it up on HBO.

Reported by Bob Nelson, KYW Newsradio 1060.

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